A Uganda Police officer has been arrested for shooting one person dead during a fracas with locals in Rubaga Division in the city.
According to local media, David Kibuuka, was shot dead as police tried to prevent residents in Kabowa, Rubaga Division from attacking a local company, Ambitious Shreeji Stationers 2009.
Kibuuka was a resident of Ssembule A Zone, the report adds although it did not mention where he plied his trade.
Residents were reportedly protesting the company’s move to block their access road in the area.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigire, confirmed the fatal shooting and said that the force has commenced investigations into the sad incident.
He added that their officer only identified as Bwire has been put behind bars as investigations into the matter continue.